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    Bought a new 2019 G4 sight unseen and without test drive

    Hello all - just got a new 2019 G4 because I wanted the cheapest new transportation possible
    I bought it from several States away and had it shipped here without a test drive or any prior experiences with Mitsubishi. I believe that I bought the second cheapest new car in America. The cheapest would have been a 2018, but I wanted cruise control which didn't come standard until 2018. Anyways, I have been really pleased with my first 30 miles or so. I'm glad I ignored a lot of the reviews out there. Happy to have found this forum.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Dweeker View Post
    Hello all - just got a new 2019 G4 because I wanted the cheapest new transportation possible
    I bought it from several States away and had it shipped here without a test drive or any prior experiences with Mitsubishi. I believe that I bought the second cheapest new car in America. The cheapest would have been a 2018, but I wanted cruise control which didn't come standard until 2018. Anyways, I have been really pleased with my first 30 miles or so. I'm glad I ignored a lot of the reviews out there. Happy to have found this forum.
    You're a braver person than me. I test drove a Mirage locally before buying one from another state. Cruise control becoming standard in 2019 was a nice addition to the base models.

    You will find many happy Mirage owners on the forum. Congrats on your new G4!

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    Hi Dweeker and welcome to the forum!

    Back in 2014 there were none on the streets here and no promotion either. A guy from Thailand told me about them. I ended up buying mine without having test driven or seeing one, much like you. Meanwhile I did a few modifications, in particular to the steering and the front seats. You may want to download the factory service manual (FSM) and read up a few things in order to maintain it yourself after warranty expires. That way it remains in perfect condition.
    Last edited by foama; 02-21-2021 at 07:31 AM.

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    Welcome Dweeker!

    I bought it from several States away and had it shipped here without a test drive or any prior experiences with Mitsubishi.
    That is just too funny. I would love to see the reaction if you were to make such an announcement on just about any car blog/review site. You would literally cause heads to explode.

    What were you driving before?

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    Congrats Dweeker! I watched Dog Decrapo's video and I was SOLD. I did however rent a G4 from Turo on a trip I took with my sons to Las Vegas. It was a CVT, but I had driven a couple 5 speeds at dealerships so I knew I would highly prefer the 5 speed. But the G4 was the better choice for hauling passengers. If I were going to do that much (carry passengers), I would have choose the G4. But I'm liking the hatch very well. My 3 sons rode in the back of the hatch (well, 2 back there, 1 in the front) with no complaints.

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    Thank you very much!

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    Thank you - that's a good thought.

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    I still drive a '93 Volvo 940 and '16 Tahoe. My wife is a Subaru fanatic, so I occasionally drive her '05 Forrester.

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    A good friend of mine is thinking about buying one too, mostly sight unseen, though he is coming from a couple of hundred miles away to try mine, among other things.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dweeker View Post
    Hello all - just got a new 2019 G4 because I wanted the cheapest new transportation possible
    I bought it from several States away and had it shipped here without a test drive or any prior experiences with Mitsubishi. I believe that I bought the second cheapest new car in America. The cheapest would have been a 2018, but I wanted cruise control which didn't come standard until 2018. Anyways, I have been really pleased with my first 30 miles or so. I'm glad I ignored a lot of the reviews out there. Happy to have found this forum.
    Where did you find a '19 still in stock? My wife is looking for a cheap daily driver and we're considering the Mirage. Is yours an automatic or stick shift? Do you mind sharing what you had to pay for a new '19?



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